Upcoming Webinar

Most events and production companies are leaving money on the table and they don’t even know it.  Setting price levels has historically been as random as pulling numbers out of thin air.  But, alas, there is both a science and an art to the registration and race day ramp-up process. And it will all be revealed to you on September 12th.

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The most popular half-day educational series in the running industry: Next up, join us in Portland or Seattle in September!
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Running USA content resources: guides, white papers, case studies and best practices will help you improve your event..
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Through educational initiatives, industry research, events, networking opportunities, media exposure and a host of other avenues, we help races and vendors grow and thrive.

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About Running USA

Since 1999, our core mission has been to advance and grow the running industry. Through educational initiatives, industry research, events, networking opportunities, media relations and a host of other avenues, we've continued to expand our mission, while helping the hundreds of Running USA members manage and develop their races and businesses.  Joining Running USA provides you the opportunity to create new partnerships, contribute to the future of the sport, and most importantly, advance your company's bottom line.

Whether it is the quick, helpful responses to our questions or the networking opportunities that provide us with wisdom and expertise from around the industry, Running USA helps our organization run more efficiently.
-Heidi Swartz, Executive Director, Cowtown Marathon

Research Update

The 2018 National Runner Survey is a comprehensive study designed to assess the demographics, lifestyle, attitudes, habits, and product preferences of the running population nationwide. This year's National Runner Survey is available to Running USA members for free and to the public for purchase. Use the National Runner Survey to connect with runners, grow and improve your event, find what motivates and inspires runners, understand the growing influence of technology and social media on the sport and much more. 

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2020 Industry Conference

Running USA 2020 promises to deliver the vital
programming and networking opportunities
you' need at the largest industry conference.
Join the industry's leaders and help define the
future of the sport at this beloved annual event
on Feb. 9-11 in Las Vegas. 



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